Winbourne Johnson

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About Winbourne Johnson

48th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in March, 1862, at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina. Men of this unit were recruited in the counties of Union, Davidson, Iredell, Moore, Chatham, and Forsyth. Ordered to Virginia, the regiment wa s assigned to General J.G. Walker's and Cooke's Brigade. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg , then moved to Pocataligo, South Carolina, where it was st ationed until August, 1863. Returning to Virginia, the 48th was involved in the conflicts at Bristoe, The Wilderness , Spotsylvania , and Cold Harbor . It then endured the hardships of the Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox operations. It reported 18 killed and 70 wounded at Oak Grove , lost over fifty percent of the 400 in the Maryland Campaign, and sustained 175 casualties at Fredericksburg and 123 at Bristoe. The unit surrendered with 12 officers and 87 men.

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Winbourne Johnson's Timeline

July 4, 1837
March 28, 1862
Age 24
April 18, 1867
Age 29

April 18, 1867 in Randolph County

February 26, 1870
Age 32
September 21, 1872
Age 35
May 20, 1875
Age 37
Age 40